Ottawa is heading to trial next month over a class action lawsuit involving students who attended residential schools during the day in which its lawyers have argued Canada had no residential school policy and never intended to eradicate Indigenous languages and culture.

Talks on the class action, which was certified in 2015, broke down in February after about two years of negotiations and now the matter is scheduled to go before the Federal Court in Ottawa for trial in April.

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